Minister Sohi Hosting International Clean Energy Conference

Media advisory

OTTAWA — The Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, is hosting the 10th Clean Energy Ministerial and the 4th Mission Innovation Ministerial in Vancouver, B.C., from May 27-29, 2019.

Canada welcomes over 25 countries to discuss a future that will be cleaner, brighter and more prosperous for coming generations. Canada will showcase its leadership in cleantech innovation, champion the issue of gender equality, youth and Indigenous peoples in clean energy and promote Canada as an investment destination.

Note: To gain access to CEM10/MI-4 press conferences, events and on-site interviews, media must be accredited.  Media who have not pre-registered are asked to check in on-site with their credentials.

For details of other Clean Energy Ministerial and Mission Innovation Ministerial events open to media, visit :


Date: Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Location: Vancouver Convention Centre
999 Canada Place,
Vancouver, BC V6C 3C1

Event: Impact Canada Announcement
Description: Announcement of the four finalists of the Impact Canada Sky’s the Limit Challenge.
Location: Room 212-213 (Press Conference Room)
Time: 8:15 - 8:45 a.m. PDT
Notes for media: Open to media. Media availability to follow.

Event: Welcome/Call to Accelerate Action
Description: Opening remarks by Minister Sohi followed by remarks by Fatih Birol, Executive Director of the International Energy Agency.
Location: Ballrooms C&D
Time: 9:00 - 9:20 a.m. PDT
Notes for media: Open to media.

Event: Joint CEM-MI Closing Press Conference
Description: Remarks by Minister Sohi followed by media availability.
Location: Room 212-213 (Press Conference Room)
Time: 6:00 - 6:30 p.m. PDT
Notes for media: Open to media. Media availability to follow. Reporters are also invited to participate via teleconference by dialing the following number: 1-866-206-0153 / Pass code: 8384019#

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